Key Risk Forms National Division Focused on Longshoreman & Harbor Workers Act

Key Risk, a W. R. Berkley Company providing workers compensation insurance products and services for employers throughout the eastern United States, has formed a new division focused on providing workers compensation and United States Longshoreman & Harbor Workers Act (USL&H) insurance programs nationally. Steven Ritchie has been named director of Underwriting – USL&H for this new division.

Ritchie has over 20 years of commercial insurance experience in maritime underwriting, risk management, distribution and strategy. He most recently served as the Western Region manager for a USL&H specialty unit of a national carrier.

Key Risk provides its clients with risk management, claims, and managed care services. Workers compensation policies are written on behalf of member insurance companies of W. R. Berkley Corp. Through their Key Risk Management Services division, Key Risk provides workers compensation third-party administrative services to self-insured clients.

Operating from headquarters in Greensboro, NC and through regional offices and territory-dedicated staff, Key Risk’s regional footprint includes the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia.